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Flash flooding possible across parts of Midwest

Showers and thunderstorms ahead of a strong cold front moving across the Midwest on Friday are expected to produce rainfall rates of 1-2 inches per hour, creating a risk of flash flooding across parts of southern Minnesota and northern and central Iowa. The flash flooding risk will continue into Saturday and move eastward, into the Ohio Valley.
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Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current Conditions

Elkhead and Park Mountains

Zone Forecast

  • Today Partly sunny in the morning then becoming mostly cloudy. Scattered showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s. West winds 10 to 15 mph with gusts to around 25 mph in the afternoon. Chance of precipitation 50 percent.
  • Tonight Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening. Lows 45 to 55. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the evening.
  • Saturday Mostly sunny in the morning then becoming partly sunny. A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs 65 to 75. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Gusts up to 20 mph in the afternoon.
  • Saturday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 45 to 55. West winds 10 to 15 mph in the evening becoming light.
  • Sunday Mostly sunny in the morning...then partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the afternoon. Highs 65 to 75.
  • Sunday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 45 to 55.
  • Monday And Monday Night Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s. Lows 45 to 55.
  • Tuesday Partly sunny with a chance of showers and thunderstorms in the morning...then cloudy with showers and thunderstorms likely in the afternoon. Highs 55 to 65. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
  • Tuesday Night And Wednesday Mostly cloudy. A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Lows 45 to 55. Highs 55 to 65.
  • Wednesday Night Mostly cloudy with a 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms in the evening...then partly cloudy after midnight. Lows 45 to 55.
  • Thursday Partly sunny with a 30 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the 60s.